Gunman kills dean in Yemen’s University of Aden, her son and granddaughter

The armed man also killed her son Sameh Shoukry, an architect, and his daughter. (Supplied)

The dean of the College of Health and Sciences at University of Aden was killed on Tuesday after a gunman broke into her home in Enmaa, Yemen.

Dr. Najat Ali Moqbel was not the only victim, the armed man also killed her son Sameh Shoukry, an architect, and his daughter.

Dean of College of Health and Sciences in University of Aden killed (Supplied)

Dean of College of Health and Sciences in University of Aden killed (Supplied)

According to security sources, the suspect has been arrested. Preliminary investigations show that the man in question was the family’s taxi driver.

As per eyewitness accounts, the attacker escaped the crime scene immediately to his house which happened to be in the area. However, security were able to locate him and arrest him since police were patrolling nearby, they added.

Daughter of architecht (Supplied)

Daughter of architecht (Supplied)

Investigations also showed that the suspect had performed the crime under the influence of narcotics.

News of the incident stirred shock across the community in Yemen. The late architect and his mother were known for their kindness across the city.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51
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